Engaging School and Community Resources


A student exhibiting suicidal behavior may be directed to meet with the building designee, their parent/guardian and counselor to discuss ​
  • support and safety systems ​
  • available resources ​
  • coping skills and a safety plan as necessary ​


Utilizing a public health model, identify local, state and national resources and organizations that can provide information or support to students and families including:​
  • crisis centers
  • mental health agencies 
  • law enforcement  ​
  • services for reducing access to lethal means ​
  • referrals for students at-risk ​


An Integrated Public Health Approach, World Health Organization